3 Hybrid systems of 5,8 kW - Kenya

The Wind Factory supplied and installed in conjunction with our local partner Electrical Distributors Ltd Nairobi, three wind-solar hybrid system for one of the major Telecom providers at several remote site in Northern Kenya.


The system consists of a wind turbine, solar panels and a diesel generator for battery charging purposes.  The permanent 48V DC load of around 1,5 kW applicable for Telecom equipment. Extra AC power has been made available as well for general and specific maintenance jobs to be performed with standard electrical equipment.
Installation on remote sites like these are real challenges dealing with safety and transport. Therefore a remote control system gives a direct view on the status of the batteries and installed power equipment.

System Off-grid
Capacity Wind 3 turbines of 5, 8 kW
Capacity Solar 3 systems of 2,5kWp
Capacity Battery 2500 Ah / 48 V
Inverter type SMA Sunny Islands 5048 (inverter/charger)
Construction lattice tower (12-24m), single axle trackers
Diesel gen. set Single phase 13 kVA
Year of construction 2009
Client GSM provider
Country / region Kenya (Marsebit, Northern part)